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Student Stories

So many of our students are keen to share their story about their time here at Brampton College – from the initial hurdles they experienced and the lessons they learnt to the huge achievements they accomplished. You can hear just a few of them, first hand, here!

“Brampton has shown me I can achieve whatever I put my mind to!”

25th August 22

I got 3 A*s!!! I’m in shock still, I wasn’t expecting this. I came here lacking confidence – I was quite average at my old school. I came to Brampton and I told myself I was going to work really...


I’ve just completed a retake course and have achieved two grades higher than my last school!

25th August 22

I’ve just completed a retake course and have achieved two grades higher than my last school! I needed an A in Chemistry to get into Manchester for Medicine and I’ve gone from a B to an A*! The level of...


students smiling on results day

“She really has flourished here.”

24th August 22

We came here following a family friend’s recommendation. They had a daughter who was similar to Amelia, who hadn’t achieved particularly well at high school and GCSE. Amelia then chose to come here and she has literally loved it from...


students hugging on results day

“I’m off to study Medicine!”

24th August 22

It’s such a weird feeling, I’m off to Bristol University to study Medicine! I’ve had an amazing year here. The small classes and teachers are really good. Looking back, I hated the weekly exams, but they have definitely helped. Another...


boys holding their exam results

“I’ve improved my grade from a C to an A”

24th August 22

I’ve got my first choice place at Bristol to study Accounting and Finance. I came here to retake Chemistry and improved my grade from a C to an A. Brampton has supported me so much, they gave us so much...


students happy on results day

“Brampton has met my expectations 1000%!”

24th August 22

I’ve just got A*AA results! I’m doing a gap year then off to Birmingham to study Politics. I’m the fourth sibling to come to Brampton so I knew it was the most amazing college. My brother and sister achieved outstanding...


A student hugging his mother celebrating his results

“Brampton transformed my life – there’s no other way to put it!”

17th August 21

Student, Ben Arkus, was one “happy customer” last week when he picked up his A level results! He achieved A*AA and a place at the University of Durham to read Philosophy. “I came to Brampton to complete my GCSEs as...


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“The level of support you receive is above and beyond what other schools offer”

27th August 19

Hannah Kennedy has received the exceptional results of A* B and D3 (Distinction – Pre-U) and is beginning a Mathematics degree at the University of Exeter in September 2019. The one-year A level retake course offered by Brampton is exactly...


School Results Day

“It’s a great college with fantastic teaching and a decision you definitely won’t regret!”

27th August 19

Emma Swanson achieved brilliant GCSE results and tells us why she’s enjoyed Brampton so much. Teachers are always here for you and additional help is always at hand. I’ve moved around quite a few schools, but I felt settled and...


a girl with her exam results

“Definitely come here!”

27th August 19

Scarlet Whitmarsh excelled in her GCSE results with five grades 9-7. Definitely come here! At Brampton, I’ve always felt so supported. The teachers are focussed on helping you to find ways to improve and achieve your goals. I felt a...


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